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  • Rep. Susan Davis Proudly Endorses Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House
    Posted in Press Releases on December 7, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement endorsing Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House for the 116th Congress. "I proudly endorse Leader Nancy Pelosi as the next Speaker of the House. ‘We have an exciting group of new Members with fresh ideas and new energy but we can only capitalize on that with strong leadership. The Speaker's job is to bring people of varying viewpoints together to pass meaningful legislation as Leader Pelosi has done... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Pushes VA to Ensure Veterans Get Their Full Education Benefits
    Posted in Press Releases on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, Education

    WASHINGTON – Due to its failure to fully implement the Forever GI bill amid technological issues, the Department of Veterans Affairs is underfunding education benefits to veterans. Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, called on the VA to remedy the problem and make sure veterans are fully reimbursed for lost benefits. “Our veterans should not be shortchanged on their education benefits because of a computer glitch,”... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Statement on the Closing of the San Ysidro Point of Entry
    Posted in Press Releases on November 26, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration

    WASHINGTON, DC (November 26, 2018) – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the closure of the San Ysidro Port of Entry and confrontations at the border. “The closure of the San Ysidro Point of Entry and the clashes at the border stem from the refusal of the Trump Administration to follow the law. Trump continues to be rebuked by federal judges for violating our nation’s laws. First, it was separating families and now it’s the failure to allow migrants to legally a... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Statement on Proposed Title IX Rule to Weaken Standards on Protecting Students
    Posted in Press Releases on November 16, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights, Education

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development, released the following statement on the Department of Education’s proposed rule to weaken standards for how schools respond to campus sexual assault and harassment. “This Title IX proposal turns back the clock on years of work that survivors and advocates have done to protect students on campuses across the country. I've heard from schools and students concerned about... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Demands Trump Administration Reverse Decision to Deny Visas To Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
    Posted in Press Releases on October 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Civil Rights

    In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined 118 of her colleagues in calling on him to reverse the discriminatory policy of denying visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats. On October 1, 2018, the State Department began implementing its policy to no longer issue diplomatic visas to the same-sex unmarried partners of foreign diplomats, and officials and employees of international organizations like the United Nations and World Bank. All cu... Read more

  • Rep. Susan Davis Denounces Trump’s Plan to Privatize the United States Postal Service
    Posted in Press Releases on October 8, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Good Government

    Davis rallies local letter carriers in opposing privatization of the postal service Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) joined labor leaders and dozens of local letter carriers as they protested President Trump’s plan to privatize the postal service. Davis joined Keith Maddox, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the San Diego and Imperial Valley Labor Council, and Ricardo Guzman, President of Branch 70 of the National Letter Carriers Association, at the rally held outside Davis’s San Diego off... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Urge Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote, Allow Thorough Investigation into Sexual Assault Allegations
    Posted in Press Releases on September 18, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Women's Issues, Good Government

    WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) joined her Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to all U.S. Senators outlining concerns with the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Given the credible and disturbing allegations of sexual assault by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the Members urged that the Senate delay any vote until a thorough investigation of the allegations has occurred. In part, the letter reads, “To hold a vote now would be an insult to women and girls, sending a power... Read more

  • Davis and Democrats Promote Benefits of Registered Apprenticeships, Increase Economic Mobility for American Workers
    Posted in Press Releases on September 5, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Economy and Jobs, Education

    WASHINGTON – At a hearing of the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development (HEWD), Ranking Member Susan Davis (CA-53) and Committee Democrats promoted high-quality registered apprenticeship programs as a proven path to help American workers develop the skills they need to qualify for good-paying jobs and rewarding careers. The hearing, entitled “On-The-Job: Rebuilding the Workforce Through Apprenticeships,” gave Democrats an opportunity to highlight the benefits of registered ap... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis Reacts to DeVos Plan to End Policies to Prevent Campus Sexual Assault
    Posted in Press Releases on August 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53), Ranking Member of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Subcommittee, released the following statement on the proposal by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to roll back President Obama’s policies to prevent campus sexual assault. Davis is sponsoring the SOS Campus Act to require campuses to create an office of support for survivors of campus sexual assault. “The administration continues to show a blatant disregard for the rights and safety o... Read more

  • Congresswoman Susan Davis: Dismissal of Pride Flag Lawsuit “a Good Day for Justice and Equality”
    Posted in Press Releases on August 21, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Civil Rights

    WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (CA-53) released the following statement on the appellate court’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed against her for displaying a Pride Flag outside her congressional offices. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the suit after the plaintiff failed to provide the required documents to show why the case should not be dismissed. “This is a good day for justice and equality. The lower court recognized the lack of merit to this law... Read more

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